Many diabetics are dependent on expensive blood sugar testing strips to stay alive. Most in South Africa can't afford it.
Having a chronic illness can raise your risk of depression. For diabetics, the blood sugar high and lows of everyday life take an extra toll.
Before you down those beers at the braai, find out how much alcohol is too much this December.
Drinking four glasses of wine a day can increase your chances of getting breast cancer by about 50%.
With the severe effects of the habit on the unborn child now widely known, why do pregnant mothers refuse to give up?